History, 1838–1856, volume C-1 Addenda

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<1841May 25> general orders of the 4th. inst, for the 3rd. of July next.
In forming the Legion, the will observe the rank of companies in the order they are named, to wit:
1st. Cohort.— Flying Artillery.
Lancers.
Visiting companies of Dragoons.
Cavalry.
Riflemen.
2nd. Cohort.— Artillery.
Lancers
Riflemen
Light Infantry.
Infantry.
Visiting companies in their appropriate place on the right of the troops of their own grade.
The ranking company of the 1st. Cohort will be formed on the right of said Cohort, and the ranking company of the 2nd. Cohort will be formed on the left of said Cohort,— the next on the left of the right, the next on the right of the left, and so on to the center.
The escort will be formed on the right of the forces.
Joseph Smith
(page 1204 Lieutenant General.”
Addenda • 11 June 1841
<June 11> Friday. Elder met Elder at , and advised him to take up contributions to enable him to sail within three days in the Garrick for England, where he would <and> overtake Elder , and accompany him to , promising to use all the influence and exertion in his power to assist him. rejected the proposition. subsequently learned that had sufficient money in hand, without collections to have taken him through to England. (page 1207
Addenda • 24 July 1841
(“ 24th. July 1841
Revd. Joseph Smith,
Dr. Sir— I have this moment received a letter from dated yesterday at , in which he states his intention of leaving for the west. It certainly was my expectation that I should again see him before his de [p. 8]
1841May 25 general orders of the 4th. inst, for the 3rd. of July next.
In forming the Legion, the will observe the rank of companies in the order they are named, to wit:
1st. Cohort.— Flying Artillery.
Lancers.
Visiting companies of Dragoons.
Cavalry.
Riflemen.
2nd. Cohort.— Artillery.
Lancers
Riflemen
Light Infantry.
Infantry.
Visiting companies in their appropriate place on the right of the troops of their own grade.
The ranking company of the 1st. Cohort will be formed on the right of said Cohort, and the ranking company of the 2nd. Cohort will be formed on the left of said Cohort,— the next on the left of the right, the next on the right of the left, and so on to the center.
The escort will be formed on the right of the forces.
Joseph Smith
(page 1204 Lieutenant General.”
Addenda • 11 June 1841
June 11 Friday. Elder met Elder at , and advised him to take up contributions to enable him to sail within three days in the Garrick for England, and overtake Elder , and accompany him to , promising to use all the influence and exertion in his power to assist him. rejected the proposition. subsequently learned that had sufficient money , without collections to have taken him through to England. (page 1207
Addenda • 24 July 1841
(“ 24th. July 1841
Revd. Joseph Smith,
Dr. Sir— I have this moment received a letter from dated yesterday at , in which he states his intention of leaving for the west. It certainly was my expectation that I should again see him before his de [p. 8]
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